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November 12, 2014

Dana Expands Warranty Options For Drive Axle

Dana Holding Corporation announced that it has broadened the Extended Protection Plan for drive axles in on-highway linehaul applications. The changes to the warranty are available to customers in both the U.S. and Canada.

October 29, 2014

Meritor Fuel-Efficient Axle to be Used for 6x2 Configurations

Meritor's 17X EVO axle for linehaul applications, originally designed for 4x2 applications in Europe, will be introduced in North America for the 6x2 segment.

October 2, 2014

Dana Spicer Axle Now Compatible With Peterbilt Trucks

The Dana Spicer AdvanTEK 40 tandem driver axle is now available for all of Peterbilt’s heavy-duty truck models, the truck maker has announced.

September 29, 2014

Dana Unveils Global Single-reduction Drive Axle

The new global axle concept from Dana allows common components to be used across many different markets, but regional needs and specific applications can still be accommodated.

September 24, 2014

Engine 'Downspeeding' Can Cause Driveline Failures, TMC Attendees Told

Driveline damage from engine torque “spikes” is among the many nuts-and-bolts subjects discussed by fleet managers and supplier representatives this week at a maintenance conference in Florida.

September 23, 2014

SAF Holland Expands CBX Series Suspension Axle Systems

SAF Holland is expanding its offering of CBX Series air suspension and axle systems for trailers with the new CBX46 and CBX50 suspensions.

September 9, 2014

Lightweight 6x2 Axle Available on Class 8 Kenworths

Kenworth is offering Dana Spicer EconoTrek 6x2 tandem axles as an option on its class 8, on-highway trucks.

July 30, 2014

Kenworth Offers Spicer AdvanTek 40 Tandems

Kenworth says it has added Dana’s Spicer AdvanTek 40 tandem axle for new Class 8 pickup & delivery, regional haul and linehaul trucks equipped with the Kenworth AG380 or AG400L suspension.

July 1, 2014

Watson & Chalin Ships Axles Fast via New X-Trac

Watson & Chalin's new expedited shipping program allows customers to order up to three lift axles for shipping from a number of strategic locations throughout North America, with an expected delivery time of 48-72 hours.

May 23, 2014

Meritor Developing Fuel-Saving Drive Axle

CAMERI, ITALY -- Meritor is developing a new drive axle intended to save fuel by reducing parasitic power losses resulting from oil churn. The company shared its plans for the new fuel-efficient drive axle at a press event for North American trade journalists.

May 22, 2014

Integrated Powertrain Debuts from Detroit

DETROIT -- Detroit Diesel introduced its new Integrated Detroit Powertrain Thursday at an event in Detroit. The powertrain package brings together the company’s DD15 engine, DT12 transmission and Detroit axles.

May 16, 2014

Meritor Adds Two New Axle Ratios to Improve Fuel Efficiency

Two new axle ratios are available from Meritor, optimized to meet trucking's demand for improved fuel efficiency. Lower axle ratios promote downspeeding for optimum fuel efficiency.

April 21, 2014

Hendrickson Introduces Toughlift for Non-Steer and Steerable Lift Axle Applications

Hendrickson Specialty Products Auxiliary Axle Systems debuted the new Toughlift brand of lift axles in April at Truck World, Toronto, Ontario.

April 17, 2014

Ingersoll Axles Introduces 30-degree Disc Brake SSA

Ingersoll Axles has introduced a 30-degree disc brake self-steering axle. The new SSA has a forward facing tie-rod design that allows turn angles up to 30 degrees for disc brake axles.

April 17, 2014

SAF-Holland Introduces Integrated Yoke Mount Air Suspension Axle System

SAF-Holland introduced what it says is the industry's first integrated yoke mount air suspension axle system, the CBXy Series, designed for lowboy and dropdeck trailers.

March 27, 2014

Softek NXT Lightweight Front Steel Axle and Suspension Introduced by Hendrickson

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems announced the Softek NXT, a light-weight front steer axle with mono-leaf spring suspension.

March 27, 2014

Hendrickson Introduces OptiMaax Liftable Forward Tandem Axle System for 6x2

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Hendrickson Truck Commercial Vehicle Systems introduced the of OptiMaax, a revolutionary new liftable forward tandem axle system with automated controls.

March 27, 2014

Dana Rolls Out Two Lightweight Steer Axles

MATS, LOUISVILLE -- Truck owners seeking to help offset the pounds added with today's emissions systems can choose Dana's new E-Series or D-Series steer axles.

March 26, 2014

Bendix Enhances TABS-6 Trailer Stability With Automatic Lift Axle Control

MATS, LOUISVILLE, KY -- The Bendix TABS-6 Advanced trailer roll stability system now offers automatic lift axle control, which can help reduce tire wear and fuel consumption by maintaining proper per-axle weight load.

March 25, 2014

Switching to Wide-Base Singles: Keys to Success

Everything you need to know about switching from dual wheels to wide-base singles you can learn at a playground. What you need to know about wide-base tires, axles and offsets.

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